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State Education Agency (SEA) (stateEducationAgency)


Definitions

Source: Handbooks
The agency of the state charged with primary responsibility for coordinating and supervising public instruction, including the setting of standards for elementary and secondary instruction programs.


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Additional Geographic Designation

Additional Geographic Designation (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
Any additional relevant description, beyond locale code or geo-coding, for a geographical location.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Address Type

Address Type (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The type of address listed for an individual or organization.

Code Set:

  • Mailing address - N/A
  • Shipping address - N/A
  • Physical location address - N/A
  • Other home address - N/A
  • Employer's address - N/A
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Agency Status

Agency Status

Source: Handbooks
The current status of the agency operations, exclusive of scheduled breaks, holidays, or other temporary interruptions.

Code Set:

  • Added - School or agency is currently in existence and operational although it was not previously reported.
  • Agency closed - Agency is currently not in operation and is not expected to operate in the future.
  • Agency open - Agency is currently in operation.
  • Changed boundary - Agency has undergone a significant change in geographic boundaries or instructional responsibility.
  • Future agency - Agency is scheduled to be operational within two years.
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Apartment/Room/Suite Number

Apartment/Room/Suite Number (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The apartment, room, or suite number of an address.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Assessment Reference Type

Assessment Reference Type

Source: Handbooks
A classification of how results of achievement tests are related and interpreted.

Code Set:

  • Achievement-level reference or benchmarked - A student's test scores are related to a specified level of achievement such as 'basic', 'proficient', or 'advanced.'
  • Criterion-referenced - A student's test scores are related to a specified criterion and expressed in terms of the knowledge or skill acquired (e.g., a given number of words typed per minute with a specified degree of accuracy).
  • Norm-referenced - A student's test scores are related to that of a specified norm group, the samples of which are used as the basis for interpreting test scores.
Assessment Reporting Level

Assessment Reporting Level

Source: Handbooks
The level at which results are presented.

Code Set:

  • Data disaggregated by category - N/A
  • Data disaggregated by population sub-group - N/A
  • District-level scores - N/A
  • Individual scores - N/A
  • More detailed profiles of individual performance - N/A
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Assessment Reporting Method

Assessment Reporting Method

Source: Handbooks
The method that the instructor of the class uses to report the performance and achievement of all students. It may be a qualitative method such as individualized teacher comments or a quantitative method such as a letter or a numerical grade. In some cases, more than one type of reporting method may be used.

Code Set:

  • Achievement/proficiency level - A score that indicates the student's proficiency in a particular subject matter. Performance is usually described in achievement levels (e.g., a range from "basic" to "advanced").
  • ACT score - A score used with the American College Testing Program examinations. This score has a mean of 15 and a standard deviation of five, and scores are based on nationally-representative sample of tenth-and eleventh-grade students.
  • Age score - A derived score used to express a student's test performance in terms of the developmental-level characteristics of the average individual of a corresponding chronological age. This is used more frequently with intelligence and achievement tests for children of school age or below. Scores can be applied to determine a student's mental age (e.g., the average chronological age of students achieving a specific raw score) or education age (e.g., test performance according to the norm age on any given level).
  • C-scaled scores - A score expressed in normalized standard score of eleven units.
  • College Board examination scores - A score developed for use with the College Board examinations as the basis for reporting scores on many of its other special program tests. College Board examinations include the SAT and subject tests, PSAT/NMSQT, AP and CLEP. It is similar to other linear standard scores but has a mean of 500 and a standard deviation of 100.
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Assessment Score Disaggregation

Assessment Score Disaggregation

Source: Handbooks
Aggregation of scores from exceptional students (e.g., ELL students, students with disabilities).

Assessment Section Description

Assessment Section Description

Source: Handbooks
A description of the assessment section.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Assessment Section Title

Assessment Section Title

Source: Handbooks
The title of the assessment section.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Building/Site Number

Building/Site Number (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The number of the building on the site, if more than one building shares the same address.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Chief State School Officer

Chief State School Officer

Source: EDEN
The contact information of the Chief State School Officer.

City

City (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The name of the city in which an address is located.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Co-educational Status

Co-educational Status (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
An indication of the genders to whom the school offers instruction.

Code Set:

  • Co-educational - N/A
  • All-female - N/A
  • All-male - N/A
Country Code

Country Code (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The unique two digit International Organization for Standardization (ISO) code for the country in which an address is located. (Note: A list of countries and codes is currently maintained and updated by the ISO as ISO 3166 on its website: http://www.iso.org/iso/en/prods-services/iso3166ma/index.html.)

Code Set:

County FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) Code

County FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) Code (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) numeric code for the county issued by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Counties are considered to be the `first-order subdivisions` of each State and statistically equivalent entity, regardless of their local designations (county, parish, borough, etc.). Counties in different States will have the same code. A unique county number is created when combined with the 2-digit FIPS State Code.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
  • 01001 - Autauga
  • 01003 - Baldwin
  • 01005 - Barbour
  • 01007 - Bibb
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Date Founded

Date Founded (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The month, day, and year in which the institution was founded.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Date of Closure

Date of Closure (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The month, day, and year that the education institution was closed.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Date Opened

Date Opened (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The first month, day, and year of operation.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Electronic Mail Address

Electronic Mail Address (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The numbers, letters, and symbols used to identify an electronic mail (e-mail) user within the network to which the individual or organization belongs.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Electronic Mail Address Type

Electronic Mail Address Type (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The type of electronic mail (e-mail) address listed for an individual or organization.

Code Set:

  • Other - N/A
  • Home/personal - N/A
  • Work - N/A
  • Organizational (school). - N/A
Facility Type

Facility Type (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The functional or organizational classification of a function of a facility.

Code Set:

  • Other - N/A
  • Correction or detention facility - A place for the confinement of persons in lawful detention.
  • Religious facility - A building or site that belongs to a religious organization and used by an education institution.
  • Business facility - A building or site that belongs to a business.
  • Administrative office - A building or site used to house offices to support activities concerned with the overall business/management, planning, and evaluation of an education agency or school.
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Former Name of Institution

Former Name of Institution (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The previously recognized or legally accepted name of the education institution that is no longer valid.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Governmental Jurisdiction Name

Governmental Jurisdiction Name (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The name of the governmental jurisdiction.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Governmental Jurisdiction Type

Governmental Jurisdiction Type (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The type of governmental jurisdiction.

Code Set:

  • City Council Ward - A division of a city or town, or an electoral district, for administrative and representative purposes.
  • Congressional District - The full, legally accepted or popularly accepted name of an area established by law for the election of representatives to the United States Congress. Each Congressional District is to be as equal in population to all other Congressional Districts in the state as practicable, based on the decennial census counts. The number of Congressional Districts in each state may change after each decennial census, and the boundaries may be changed more than once during a decade.
  • County Commissioner District - The primary legal division of most states for administrative and representative purposes.
  • State Board of Education District - The district within a state represented by a member of a State Board of Education.
  • State Legislative District - The fully, legally accepted or popularly accepted name of an area from which members are elected to state legislatures. The state legislative districts embody the upper (Senate) and lower (House) chambers of the state legislature.
Identification Code

Identification Code (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
A unique number or alphanumeric code assigned to a space, room, site, building, individual, organization, program, or institution by a school, school system, a state, or other agency or entity.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Identification System

Identification System (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
A coding scheme that is used for identification and record-keeping purposes by schools, social services, or other agencies to refer to an individual, organization, program, or institution.

Code Set:

  • Other - N/A
  • Social Security Administration number - N/A
  • US government Visa number - N/A
  • Personal identification number - N/A
  • Family unit number - N/A
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Institution Telephone Number Type

Institution Telephone Number Type

Source: Handbooks
The type of communication number listed for an organization.

Code Set:

  • Administrative phone number - N/A
  • Facilities phone number - N/A
  • Facsimile number - N/A
  • Main phone number - N/A
  • Other - N/A
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International Code Number

International Code Number (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The international code for the telephone number.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Latitude

Latitude (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The north or south angular distance from the equator that, when combined with longitude, reflects an estimation of where the school is physically situated.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Longitude

Longitude (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The east or west angular distance from the prime meridian that, when combined with latitude, reflects an estimation of where the school is physically situated.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) Code

Metropolitan/Micropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) Code (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) defines the Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) as having at least one urbanized area of 50,000 or more population, plus adjacent territory that has a high degree of social and economic integration with the core as measured by commuting ties. Micropolitan Statistical Areas are defined as having at least one urban cluster of at least 10,000 but less than 50,000 population, plus adjacent territory that has a high degree of social and economic integration with the core as measured by commuting ties. The MSA codes are 5 digits in length, falling within the 10000 to 59999 range, which replaces the 4-digit code previously used.

Code Set:

  • 10020 - Abbeville, LA Micropolitan Statistical Area
  • 10100 - Aberdeen, SD Micropolitan Statistical Area
  • 10140 - Aberdeen, WA Micropolitan Statistical Area
  • 10180 - Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area
  • 10220 - Ada, OK Micropolitan Statistical Area
  • + 939 More Codes...